East Grouse Creek Water Pipeline Company | Culinary Water Manager/Operator

Employment Opportunities,
East Grouse Creek Water Pipeline Company
Culinary Water Manager/Operator
(Based on Experience
June 1, 2023
Location | Grouse Creek UT 84313
Full Job Description
The job will require a variety of duties related to construction, maintenance and repairs of private culinary water system which generally include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintaining the Company’s wells, springs, tanks and chlorinator station, including areas around them.
  • Troubleshooting equipment and distribution lines up to the point of attachment of customer supply lines
  • Exercise valves 
  • System Flushing
  • Sampling as needed to monitor water quality and assure local state and federal standards are met (oversee transport and custody of said samples to qualified labs.)
  • Maintain Chlorine regulation system
  • Maintain chlorine residual in water system
  • Respond to emergencies concerning water quality in a timely manner
  • Maintain files related to maintenance operations
  • Purchase Operating & Maintenance inventory, supplies and equipment
  • Coordinate trouble calls with board of directors
  • Process  County, State and Federal reports related to system maintenance
  • Respond to customer complaints and/ or questions
  • Work closely with the Board of Directors to shut off delinquent accounts and connect new water service
  •  Practice safe working procedures at all times
  • Participate in on-call status
  • Utah Division of Drinking Water requires that an Operator must live within a 1-hour drive of the system.  Full-time local resident is preferred.
  • Ability to certify and maintain at least a Distribution Grade I, Utah State Division of Drinking Water Certification. (must qualify within 18 months of hire)
  • Ability to certify and maintain the Cross Connection Program Administrator Certification. 
  • Must possess a valid Utah driver license
  • Basic computer knowledge
Tools & Equipment Used
  • Personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheets, and database software
  • Calculator, smart phone, mobile or portable radio
  • Basic hand and power tools
Knowledge Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to maintain basic equipment-small tools
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, other agencies and the public.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programs is preferred.
  • Ability to safely work in extreme weather
  • Maintain Certifications needed as per Utah Divisions of Drinking Water and Water Quality.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions.
  • Often work is performed in excavations and roadways
  • Often exposure to wet and/or humid conditions, mud, snow and ice, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud
  • Confined space possible
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed mostly in field settings. Considerable outdoor work is required in the installation and maintenance of water system facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate testing instruments, heavy equipment, computers and various pieces of office equipment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; walk; talk or hear; use both hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Attendance/Punctuality: is consistently at work (must be able to self-regulate work hours); ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time. 
  • Communication: speaks clearly in positive or negative situations; listens without interrupting and asks questions to get clarification.
  • Professionalism: approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security: observes safety and security procedures at all times; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Team Work: balances individual and team responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
  • Dependability: follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate people with an alternate plan.
  • Quality: demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Days and hours of work vary. Additional hours of work can be expected from time to time outside of ordinary working hours. Expected to participate in on-call status.
AAP/EEO Statement
East Grouse Creek Water Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), national origin, age 40 or over, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, genetic information, or any other class or expression protected by applicable state or local law.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Suspension of Process Etc.
The Company reserves the right to reject any and all applicants; to waive any requirement set forth in this Announcement; and to hire anyone deemed to be in the Company’s best interest, all subject to legal requirements. Any application in response to this Announcement is at the applicant’s sole risk and expense. Although the Company anticipates hiring one of the applicants responding to this Announcement, there is no guarantee that any responding applicant will be hired.
How/Where to Apply

Applicants may request an application form @ Egrousecreekpipeline@gmail.com